Bill Text: VA SB1050 | 2019 | Regular Session | Chaptered

Bill Title: Forgery; venue for prosecution.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-03-19 - Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0621) [SB1050 Detail]

Download: Virginia-2019-SB1050-Chaptered.html

An Act to amend and reenact §19.2-245.1 of the Code of Virginia, relating to forgery; venue.
[S 1050]
Approved March 19, 2019


Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That §19.2-245.1 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

§19.2-245.1. Forgery; where prosecuted.

If any person commits forgery, that forgery may be prosecuted in any county or city (i) where the writing was forged, or where the same was used or passed, or attempted to be used or passed, or deposited or placed with another person, firm, association, or corporation either for collection or credit for the account of any person, firm, association, or corporation or; (ii) where the writing is found in the possession of the defendant; or (iii) where an issuer, acquirer, or account holder sustained a financial loss as a result of the offense.